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HIST233 Special Topic: Pacific Worlds: Encounters and Empires

The Pacific in an age of global empire building. How different Pacific communities engaged with agents of empire from the age of exploration to World War 2.

This course introduces students to the history of the Pacific from the middle of the sixteenth century through to World War Two. The course will narrate the development of the major imperial systems that were established in the region and will explore the ways in which different Pacific communities responded to, and engaged with, both formal and informal agents of empire from the age of exploration to World War Two.

Paper title Special Topic: Pacific Worlds: Encounters and Empires
Paper code HIST233
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
May not be credited with HIST 230 or HIST 333 passed in 2016
Contact
Dr Kate Stevens
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking.
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Learning Outcomes
Students will:
  • Gain proficiency in written and oral communication skills
  • Cultivate critical thinking, verbal communication and writing skills.
Teaching staff
Dr Kate Stevens

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

This course provides an overview of M?üori political activity from the beginnings of European settlement to the first general election under MMP. It explores key issues such as changes in traditional M?üori leadership in the early nineteenth century, M?üori deliberations over signing the Treaty of Waitangi and subsequent Crown land purchases, the impact of Chrstianity and the New Zealand Wars, M?üori responses to racial amalgmation and debates on M?üori health and education, and the relationships between iwi (tribal), pan-tribal and national politics.

Paper title Special Topic: : Protest and Collaboration: Māori Political History, 1830-1996
Paper code HIST233
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
May not be credited with HIST 233 taken in 2013 or HIST 230 taken in 2014.
Contact
Dr Michael Stevenss
Teaching staff
Dr Michael Stevens
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will:
  • Gain proficiency in written and oral communication skills
  • Cultivate critical thinking, verbal communication and writing skills.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 13:00-13:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39
T2 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39